Michael Fennelly

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Ballyhale Shamrocks’ Colin Fennelly on his way to scoring a goal against Naomh Éanna in the Leinster semi-final at Wexford Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

SATURDAY Allianz Hurling League Division 1 quarter-finals Galway v Wexford, Pearse Stadium, 1.30, Live TG4 The first of two championship rehearsals(...)

Wexford intercounty star   Conor McDonald impressed for Naomh Éanna against Camross. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Naomh Éanna (Wexford) 3-18 Camross (Laois) 2-16 For Naomh Éanna of Gorey, this is a winter they hope will never end. Their first Wexford title came a(...)

Galway’s Conor Whelan battles with Kilkenny’s Pádraig Walsh at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Maybe it is only now that the Galway hurling clans will feel as if they belong. Their inclusion in the Leinster championship has worked and the sight (...)

PJ Delaney of Kilkenny chased by Ruairi Boland of Dublin in the 1998 Leinster Hurling Championship. Photograph: Vesna Djilas/Inpho

This Sunday, Dublin face Kilkenny in the championship at Parnell Park for the first time in 20 years. It feels like a lifetime away and is milestoned (...)

Galway’s David Burke is at the heart of everything they do. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Leinster DUBLIN Manager: Pat Gilroy (1st year) Odds: All-Ireland 66/1; Leinster 11/1 AHL 1B: 4th, beat Laois and Antrim, lost to Limerick, Galway an(...)

Shane McGrath and his disappointed Tipperary team-mates after the 2-17 to 0-20 league final defeat to Kilkenny at Nowlan Park  in 2013. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There was just a minute gone in the second half of extra-time in the 2009 league final. A minute gone and nine to go and all money down. Noel McGrath(...)

Cathal Dunbar’s sharp eye for goal was evident in his underage years with Wexford. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Most in need of a good campaign Last February, Kilkenny visited Ennis on a sleepy league Sunday and were served with a 2-19 to 0-12 eviction notice b(...)

On the evidence of last year’s championship Cork look to be moving ahead but John Meyler is  not having any of such presumption. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Cork hurling manager John Meyler has said that the workload on modern county layers is too heavy. Speaking at the Allianz Hurling League launch in Cro(...)

 Michael Fennelly: “2011 was a big year for me in terms of getting Hurler of the Year and a goal in the All-Ireland.”  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It’s hard to detect too much regret in Michael Fennelly’s reflections on a stellar hurling career. It was cursed with injury, but he managed to cajole(...)

Michael Fennelly: on his best days the Ballyhale man was a force of nature on a great Kilkenny team. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Michael Fennelly and Michael Meehan both retired this Christmas and, given the individuals in question, retiring at a time when the attention of the w(...)

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